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# heatwave - Monday 23 July, 2018

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels

Jul 23rd 2018, 7:35 PM 49,600 Views 27 Comments

Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.

# heatwave - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Curracloe beach evacuated as firefighters tackle large-scale sand dune blaze
# Under Control
# Under Control

Curracloe beach evacuated as firefighters tackle large-scale sand dune blaze

Updated Jul 22nd 2018, 7:15 PM 132,261 Views 23 Comments

The fire has been brought under control this evening.

# heatwave - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave

Jul 21st 2018, 8:15 AM 14,635 Views 12 Comments

With temperatures set to rise again over the weekend, we take a look at how the heatwave has had affect in some northern European countries.

# heatwave - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh
# Slieve Gullion
# Slieve Gullion

Irish Air Corps called to help fight wildfire in Armagh

Jul 10th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,752 Views 18 Comments

The fire is just two miles from the border.

It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way

Jul 10th 2018, 8:17 AM 21,177 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish Water has warned that water supplies may be at risk of significant restrictions or outages until the end of the year.

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes
# Grease
# Grease

Motorists warned about dangers of soft tar mixing with rain when the weather inevitably changes

Jul 10th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,899 Views 38 Comments

A greasy film, one which makes travel by car treacherous, may form on Irish roads as a consequence of melted tar mixing with rainwater

# heatwave - Sunday 8 July, 2018

9 summer lip products that won't melt off your face in this heat
# Hit Or Kiss
From The Daily Edge
# Hit Or Kiss

9 summer lip products that won't melt off your face in this heat

Jul 8th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,769 Views 0 Comments

No more melty faces, please.

Irish lizards thriving in the heat, but fires pose a particular danger
# Reptile Weather
# Reptile Weather

Irish lizards thriving in the heat, but fires pose a particular danger

Jul 8th 2018, 9:45 AM 26,414 Views 43 Comments

The warm weather means they can reach their optimal temperature without having to bask for hours.

# heatwave - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave
# High Pressure
# High Pressure

Many Irish maternity hospitals don't have air con. Here's how they've been coping in the heatwave

Jul 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 20,780 Views 18 Comments

There have been reports of new mothers and pregnant women in hospitals struggling with the heat.

# heatwave - Thursday 5 July, 2018

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting
# Cloud At Last
# Cloud At Last

It will be cloudy today - but it will still be roasting

Updated Jul 5th 2018, 8:50 AM 32,020 Views 31 Comments

Early indications are that the good weather will continue for most of next week.

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
# Quebec
# Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,364 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# heatwave - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Firefighters tackle large forest blaze on Slieve Bloom

Jul 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 21,161 Views 10 Comments

Roads have been closed and helicopter water drops are taking place.

# heatwave - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Children's hospital pleads with parents to keep their children protected from the sun

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:38 PM 77,970 Views 23 Comments

Temple Street Children’s University Hospital has seen a spike in the number of children presenting with serious sunburn in the last week.

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?

Jul 3rd 2018, 10:20 AM 23,285 Views 35 Comments

Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks.

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man says mother developed sepsis in 'torturous 42 degree' hospital ward

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:54 AM 33,789 Views 41 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said that hospital management “should be responding to the needs of their patients”.

# heatwave - Monday 2 July, 2018

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:20 AM 2,199 Views 0 Comments

We’ll remember this heatwave fondly when it’s on Reeling In the Years.

# heatwave - Sunday 1 July, 2018

How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave
# Infestation
# Infestation

How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave

Jul 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 65,856 Views 67 Comments

More flies causing annoyance as the hot weather soars – what can you do about the pests?

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Irish Water issues another urgent appeal for people to conserve water as Dublin hosepipe ban to kick in

Jul 1st 2018, 4:10 PM 26,297 Views 165 Comments

In all, 39 water supplies around the country are under night-time water restrictions.

# heatwave - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Quiz: Are these heatwave 'facts' true or false?

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 42,046 Views 32 Comments

It’s so hot.

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,652 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues
# Weather
# Weather

Met Eireann issues drought warning for entire country as heatwave continues

Jun 30th 2018, 12:24 PM 47,694 Views 75 Comments

The weather service issued the warning this morning at 11.

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Public asked to keep an eye out for distressed fish during heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 11:12 AM 22,449 Views 28 Comments

Not everyone is enjoying the heat.

# heatwave - Friday 29 June, 2018

Here are some of the best photos readers around the country have sent in this week
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Here are some of the best photos readers around the country have sent in this week

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 10:35 PM 53,831 Views 19 Comments

Ireland is looking fierce well this week.

# heatwave - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Is it too hot yet? We hit the streets to ask
# Nah It's Lovely
# Nah It's Lovely

Is it too hot yet? We hit the streets to ask

Jun 28th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,138 Views 7 Comments

Are you melting? Are you sweltering? Is the heat just too much for you?

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

Turn up the heat! How to train safely during spells of warm weather

Jun 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,606 Views 1 Comment

It’s important to heed some basic advice when it comes to training in high temperatures, writes personal trainer David Last.

# heatwave - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Crews deal with 'melting roads' and gorse fires as temperatures soar across the country

Jun 27th 2018, 7:58 PM 32,315 Views 26 Comments

Latest reports from Met Éireann show that the max temperature recorded today was 30.8 degrees.

Ireland's having a heatwave and people aren't coping at all
# Get The Sun Cream
From The Daily Edge
# Get The Sun Cream

Ireland's having a heatwave and people aren't coping at all

Jun 27th 2018, 2:00 PM 21,323 Views 2 Comments

Irish people aren’t built for this AT ALL.

# heatwave - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Rare Condition Red forest fire warning issued as highs of 30 degrees forecast tomorrow
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Rare Condition Red forest fire warning issued as highs of 30 degrees forecast tomorrow

Jun 26th 2018, 8:14 PM 24,306 Views 30 Comments

Temperatures are due to range between 24 to 30 degrees tomorrow, according to Met Éireann.

Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists

Jun 26th 2018, 11:41 AM 17,750 Views 91 Comments

“This is a very serious situation and we are seeking the public’s help,” Irish Water said.

Here's why Ireland is basking in a heatwave this week
# Azores High
# Azores High

Here's why Ireland is basking in a heatwave this week

Jun 26th 2018, 7:45 AM 87,322 Views 43 Comments

Each day will get hotter as the week goes on, and it’s because of a weather system coming from the mid-Atlantic.

# heatwave - Monday 25 June, 2018

Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

Supplies already under pressure due to hot spell, Irish Water says

Jun 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 11,733 Views 67 Comments

Met Éireann said that temperatures will reach as high as 30 over the next few days.

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar

Jun 25th 2018, 8:15 AM 12,279 Views 12 Comments

A charity group has also appealed for donations of water and sunscreen.

Weather warning: Temperatures expected to reach 30 degrees this week
# Status Yellow
# Status Yellow

Weather warning: Temperatures expected to reach 30 degrees this week

Jun 25th 2018, 7:41 AM 37,922 Views 38 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow temperature warning.

# heatwave - Friday 20 April, 2018

'Any excuse for a pint': A snapshot of Dublin city in the Spring sunshine
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Any excuse for a pint': A snapshot of Dublin city in the Spring sunshine

Apr 20th 2018, 6:34 PM 37,364 Views 16 Comments

We took a short stroll around Dublin to see what effect the sunny weather is having.

# heatwave - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Temperatures to hit 19 degrees this weekend ... but milder weather is to return early next week
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Temperatures to hit 19 degrees this weekend ... but milder weather is to return early next week

Apr 19th 2018, 12:02 PM 30,525 Views 32 Comments

Be sure to make use of the barbeque before the cool weather returns.

# heatwave - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

How old is Nuala Carey? Wikipedia put her at 'babe' years of age
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

How old is Nuala Carey? Wikipedia put her at 'babe' years of age

Jul 12th 2017, 1:06 PM 10,381 Views 5 Comments

Because time is simply a concept we invented.

# heatwave - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave
# Triple Digit Temperatures
# Triple Digit Temperatures

Houses destroyed in 17 wildfires as California gripped by record-breaking heatwave

Jul 9th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,873 Views 8 Comments

Over 3,000 firefighters battled the blazes yesterday.

# heatwave - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

This guy was told he couldn't wear shorts to work during the heatwave, so he wore a dress instead
# Dress Code
From The Daily Edge
# Dress Code

This guy was told he couldn't wear shorts to work during the heatwave, so he wore a dress instead

Jun 21st 2017, 5:04 PM 13,102 Views 10 Comments

Women are allowed wear dresses to keep cool, so?

# heatwave - Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish beaches left covered in rubbish after thousands soaked up the sun
# Litter
# Litter

Irish beaches left covered in rubbish after thousands soaked up the sun

Jun 19th 2017, 4:25 PM 58,499 Views 91 Comments

Broken bottles, dirty nappies, discarded shoes, towels and backpacks were left behind on a Cork beach.

# heatwave - Friday 12 August, 2016

Sunny weekend ahead with highs of 25 degrees early next week
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Sunny weekend ahead with highs of 25 degrees early next week

Aug 12th 2016, 2:06 PM 22,760 Views 32 Comments

The UK is set for a mini heatwave with temperatures reaching the low 30s.